Macbeth Act 2

Who is Banquo’s son? Fleance
Before the death of Duncan, what did Macbeth lie about to Banquo? Macbeth said that he had not thought about the witches’ prophecies, but that was obviously a lie
When thinking of killing the king, what does Macbeth see in front of him? A knife
a. Who did Macbeth and Lady Macbeth frame for the murder of Duncan?b. How did they frame this person/these people? a. The servantsb. They drugged them and put the bloody daggers by their pillows
Who drugged the drinks of the servants? Lady Macbeth
What reason did Lady Macbeth give for not killing the king herself? He looked too much like her father
When Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are talking rapidly, starting at every sound, etc. after killing the king, what are they feeling? Nervous, frightened, adrenaline filled, etc.
What is the difference between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth after killing the king? Lady Macbeth is more collected, thinking about how to cover their tracks, etc.
What did Macbeth bring back with him from the king’s bedroom? The bloody knives (murder weapons)
Who killed the king? Macbeth
Who brought the knives back to the servants? Lady Macbeth
The porter made a joke about being the porter of ___. Hell
Why did Macduff come to Macbeth’s castle? To wake up the king
Who was the “first” to discover that the king was dead? Macduff
What does Macbeth do when he “discovers” the king is dead and likely by the servants? He kills the servants
What do Malcolm and Donalbain feel about the Thanes after the death of their father? They do not trust the Thanes
After the death of their father, what do Malcolm and Donalbain do? Malcolm runs away to England and Donalbain runs to Ireland
Describe the weather after Duncan’s death. Stormy weather, including earthquakes and large storms.
Who will be king after Duncan? Macbeth

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